International Agreements

CBD l CITES l CMS

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Focus on

Behaviour change l Conservation awareness l Enforcement

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Iconic wildlife

Apes l Bears l Deer l Elephants l Leopards l Marine turtles l Pangolins l Reptiles l Rhinos l Sharks & rays l Tigers l others

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Forestry

Timber trade

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Fisheries

Fisheries regulation

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Medicinal plants

Medicinal and aromatic plants

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Wildmeat

Wildmeat resources

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Pets & fashion

Wild animals used for pets & fashion

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Regions

Africa l Americas l Asia l Australasia l Europe l Middle East

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Latest news from TRAFFIC

Friday
Mar022012

“Wild thing” event highlights industry interest in sustainable sourcing

in Japanese

Nürnberg, Germany—More than 80 participants attended a special event organized by the Institute for Marketecology (IMO) and the FairWild Foundation during February's BioFach 2012—the World Organic Trade Fair—entitled “Wild thing: I think I love you…Wild Plants and the Herbal Industry.”

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Friday
Mar022012

Almost 1,500 turtles “crammed like sardines” into suitcases

Update:  Merauke, Indonesia, 2 March 2012 — confiscated Pig-nosed Turtles released back into wild

On 1 March 2012, the Natural Resources Conversation Agency (BKSDA) in Merauke released 1,967 confiscated Pig-nosed Turtles back into the wild.  The turtles were from the two seizures reported below.  

In total, 2,185 turtles had been seized, but 218 died in quarantine. The turtles were being smuggled to Jakarta and then via large-scale traders into the global market.

“The deaths in quarantine are indicative of the high mortality levels incurred in illegal wildlife trade,” said Chris R. Shepherd, Deputy Regional Director of TRAFFIC Southeast Asia. “Often far fewer, if any, animals survive to be returned to the wild.”

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Friday
Mar022012

CONSULTANCY OPPORTUNITY: evaluation of forest management capacity building project

Call for tender—As part of the ongoing Amazonia Viva project, TRAFFIC South America invites applications from interested individuals to implement a series of workshops to evaluate the effectiveness of using a participatory approach to build capacity for management, traceability and governance of forestry resources in Atalaya, Tambopata and Tahuamanu in Peru.

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Tuesday
Feb282012

National workshop for Mexico’s enforcement officials

Mexico City, Mexico, 28th February 2012—Wildlife management and enforcement officials from across Mexico met last week to learn new skills and receive new tools and materials  to help them improve the conservation and sustainable use of wild natural resources in the country.

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Monday
Feb272012

Karnataka gears up to fight wildlife crime

Karnataka, India, 27th February 2012—Seventy one forests officials met last week to examine methods for Strengthening Wildlife Law Enforcement. The meeting, which took place over the weekend of 18-19th February at Anshi Tiger Reserve, Dandeli in Karnataka, was organized by Karnataka Forest Department with support from TRAFFIC India.

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Tuesday
Feb212012

Zoom, zoom: TRAFFIC marks 20 years of support from Mazda

Johannesburg, South Africa, 22nd February 2012—TRAFFIC and Mazda are today celebrating 20 years of conservation partnership. The anniversary was marked by Humphrey le Grice of the Mazda Wildlife Fund, who handed over the keys of a Mazda loan vehicle to David Newton, TRAFFIC’s Regional Director in East and Southern Africa.

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Tuesday
Feb212012

Last Stand: Trafficking rhino horn

Tom Milliken, TRAFFIC's expert on rhino horn trade interviewed for this hard-hitting documentary screened in the US on Wednesday, 22nd February at 9/8c on NBC's Rock Center.

Wednesday
Feb152012

TRAFFIC helps to claw back illegal parrot trade in India

New Delhi, India, 15th February 2012—A parrot in captivity is one of the more visible symbols of illegal trade in India, where all native wildlife is fully protected. To help enforcement officers identify the 12 native parrot species, and thereby clip the wings of the illegal bird trade, TRAFFIC India with support from WWF-India has produced an identification poster entitled “Parrots of India in Illegal Trade.

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